A couple of days ago, Ed Krassenstein posted the following tweet decrying the widespread support among American (evangelical) Christians for Donald Trump’s divisive and xenophobic rhetoric against immigrants and refugees: “Jesus Christ would tear down a wall, and give immigrants the shirt off of his back. I’m Jewish and I know this. What the hell has […]
Because Jesus would build a wall, that’s why!
The base of the Statue of Liberty includes this famous poem by Emma Lazarus: “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” Well-intentioned, perhaps. But is it really […]
Do Atheists discriminate?
Of course. More exactly, some do and some don’t. Just like some Christians discriminate and some don’t. (I chronicle both types of discrimination in You’re not as Crazy as I Think.) The real question for the present moment is this: how do atheists commonly discriminate? In the last couple weeks I’ve been focusing on some key […]